Firm Profile > Global Law Office > Beijing, China

Global Law Office
15 & 20F, TOWER 1, CHINA CENTRAL PLACE
NO 81 JIANGUO ROAD, CHAOYANG DISTRICT
BEIJING 100025
China

Banking and finance: PRC firms Tier 1

Global Law Office has a well-developed and highly active banking and finance practice, which spans bilateral and syndicated loans, project and acquisition finance, as well as asset finance and bond issuances. Clients mainly comprise domestic and international financial institutions, as well as major borrowers. The department is jointly led by Lawrence Lin and Xin Zhang. In a major transaction during the pandemic, Li Zhu and Zhang advised New Development Bank on the issuance of the first Coronavirus Combating Bonds, designed to facilitate the Emergency Assistance Programme Loans offered by the PRC government. May Liu is another name to note, specialising in aircraft and vessel financing, as well as trade finance. Miller Wang focuses on cross-border financing transactions, advising domestic and overseas corporates.

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Testimonials

‘Global Law Office always update and post us well informed of what are the impacts of the changes of regulatory requirements and laws in Mainland China in all respects.’

May Liu in Beijing always renders her useful and constructive comments on the legal documentation pointing out those legal, commercial, credit and even operational risks pertaining to the proposed deal structure and more importantly protect the interests of the bank without blocking or deferring the deal.

Extensive knowledge of China regulation, market practice and requirement from international banks, that provide valuable solution advice to banks.’

They clearly state key points under Chinese laws and regulation to us and considering the position of banks to advise solution. Highly efficient and professional.’

Key clients

The Export-Import Bank of China

China Development Bank

China Construction Bank

Bank of China Limited

China CITIC Bank International

Agricultural Bank of China

IFC

ADB

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation

China Merchants Bank

Standard Chartered Bank

Dispute resolution: Arbitration: PRC firms Tier 1

The team at Global Law Office consists of experienced arbitration counsel and arbitration panellists, who act for domestic and foreign entities in international arbitration forums including CIETAX HKIAC, BIAC and SIAC. The group is most noted for representing financial institutions, including commercial banks and asset management groups. Co-leading the group are international arbitration specialist Yifeng Gao and Xiusong Xing, who serves as vice chairman of the arbitration and alternative dispute resolution committee of the ICC in China. Jingye Jiang is the name to note for maritime and shipping arbitration. Based in Shenzhen, Jack Law is building a solid practice representing SOEs in arbitrations involving foreign-related contracts. Of counsel Heng Wang is increasingly strong for international arbitrations concerning equity financing and international sales of goods.

Healthcare and life sciences: PRC firms Tier 1

Global Law Office has a well-established presence and displays expertise across the full spectrum of healthcare and life sciences. Key areas of strength include drug research and development, M&A of privately owned hospitals, biotechnology, and medical devices. The practice advises multinationals as well as both domestic and international investment funds. Shanghai-based practice head Alan Zhou 'provides practical and solution-oriented advice'. Zhou has a strong background in M&A, private equity/venture capital, and regulatory compliance. Michael Yu heads the Beijing team and displays a high level of expertise in M&A and private equity investments in the life sciences and healthcare sector. Coco Fan is also noted and advises clients on corporate, compliance and M&A issues.

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Testimonials

Global Law Office’s Healthcare and lifesciences team led by Partner Alan Zhou is familiar with the life-science industry and provides practical and solution-oriented advices.’

Rich knowledge and experience of the pharmaceutical industry – can provide practical legal advice to clients.’

Key clients

New Frontier Corporation (NYSE: NFC)

BeiGene (Nasdaq: BGNE; Hong Kong Stock Exchange: 06160)

Blue Sail Medical ( SZ.002382 )

Shanghai Care Alliance Medical Technology Co., Ltd.

Primavera

Weimai

Lepu Medical Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd.

Projects and energy: PRC firms Tier 1

The construction and engineering team at Global Law Office is active at every stage of projects in China and abroad, advising investors, developers and contractors in projects involving power generation, mining, oil and gas and infrastructure. Energy and mining projects are a particular area of expertise, and lawyers have experience in transactions globally. The group is co-headed by Zhongcheng Wang (a disputes lawyer with a specialism in construction and energy cases), corporate generalist Miller Wang, hospitality industry expert Jason Wang and energy and mining-focused Shifang GuoMinghao Xu is noted for real estate acquisitions.

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Key clients

China Merchants Expressway Network & Technology Holdings , China Merchants Union (BVI)

SK Hynix System Ic

City Development & Investment  of China Xiong’an Group

Zhongrong International Trust

Sammaebong Development

New Beijing Airport Construction Command

Chuan Wang, Fanqin Meng, Yi Zhang, Yingbo He

Dongfeng Castrol

Beijing Shouchuang Thermal Power

Beijing BII Traffic Development

Beijing Maglev Transportation Development

Xinjiang Wujing Tiejian Rail Transportation

Beijing Infrastructure Investment

Beijing BII City Utility Tunnel Investment

Jiangxi Copper Company

Beijing Capital Heat

Huaxia Financial Leasing

Tianxin International Leasing

State Development & Investment

Glencore International

Lobb Heng

TMT: PRC firms Tier 1

The team at Global Law Office has significant experience in the TMT space, representing clients in contentious IP issues, and advising on transactional and operational issues, including private equity investments, debt financing, IP licensing and transfer. The group is also well-versed in cybersecurity and data protection compliance. In Beijing, the practice heads are Jinrong Liu and Meph Jia Gui. In Shanghai, the group is led by private equity and venture capital expert Steven Yu and Vincent Wang, who specialises in issues related to technology manufacturing, telecoms and e-commerce. Maggie Meng has significant TMT expertise, particularly concerning regulatory matters, data protection and privacy; she has also built a strong fintech practice.

Key clients

Tongding Interconnection

SDIC Intelligence

Xiaomi

Tencent

JD.com

ByteDance

Microsoft

Huawei

iQIYI

YXT.com

Loyal Valley Capital

HashKey Group

Southchip Semiconductor Technology (Shanghai)

China Resources Microelectronics

Douyu

Tianjin Jingwei Huikai Optoelectronic

Fangdd

Molecular Data

Lvji Technology

QC House Technology

Unity

Nuctech Company

Antitrust and competition: PRC firms Tier 2

The team at Global Law Office is jointly led by Qing Ren and John Wan (both of whom previously worked at MOFCOM), former intellectual property judge Ying Mu and general competition law expert Shujun Liu. The group advises domestic and foreign clients on the spectrum of contentious and non-contentious antitrust and competition issues, including merger filings, cartel investigations and competition litigation. Lili Wu is making a name for herself in investigations and competition compliance.

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Testimonials

Team structure is reasonable, the service level of the members is high.’

The attorneys are highly professional and capable of providing precise services for projects effectively.’

Their level of client service is unparalleled. Qing Ren made himself available at all hours of the day and provided excellent guidance and advice.’

Excellent judgment, guidance and client service. Qing Ren was a tremendous member of our team and helped guide our client through a very complicated review process with SAMR.’

The team has solid knowledge and experience in the area and are familiar with the process of conducting merger control filing in mainland China.’

Ren is practical, responsive and get the job done efficiently. He is also flexible in terms of the mode of cooperation.’

Key clients

LS Cable

II-VI

Suning

General Motor

Itochu

ESR Cayman

Hony Capital

Mondelez International

Mitsui O.S.K Lines

SDIC Intelligence

Xiamen C&D

Capital markets: PRC firms Tier 2

Global Law Office has a well-established capital markets team that handles domestic and overseas deals, with particular expertise in structured transactions for underwriters and issuers for debt and equity matters. In Beijing, the main contacts are Jinrong LiuXin ZhangWei Qin and Wen Li; and in Shenzhen, Cheng LiHaishan Sun is up-and-coming within the department and has built a strong practice in offshore IPOs. Xing Jin is regularly instructed on securitisations and derivative transactions.

Testimonials

The team members have a reasonable structure, have a good educational background and professional background, can use Chinese and English as working languages, and host lawyers with legal professional overseas educations.’

It has a good advantage in legal service projects in overseas capital markets.’

The team has extensive experience in legal services in the direction of the capital market. The partner team is experienced and responsible, has a good international vision and outstanding business and legal comprehensive thinking capabilities, and can provide satisfactory legal services to clients.’

Key clients

China Resources Microelectronics

New Frontier Corporation

ESR

China Risun Group

Douyu

Tianjin Jingwei Huikai Optoelectronic

Fangdd

Maike Tube

Molecular Data

Lvji Technology

China Construction Bank

Heng’an International Group

New Development Bank

China Resources Land

China Bond Insurance

Shaanxi Financial Asset Management

Fujian Yango Group

Beijing Infrastructure Investment

BOC Financial Asset Investment

Lvgem (China) Real Estate Investment Company

Holitech

Shanghai Pudong Development Bank

Agricultural Bank of China

Lionbridge Financing Leasing (China)

Zhongtian My Home Group

Yankuang Group

FINELANDSERVICE

Qingdao West Coast Development (Group)

Beijing Jiangong Guotong Construction Engineering

Beijing BBI City Utility tunnel Investment

Corporate and M&A: PRC firms Tier 2

Global Law Office handles public and private M&A transactions, with a specialism in advising state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in their cross-border activities. Other areas of expertise include foreign investment, industrial compliance and SOE regulations. The department is jointly led by Beijing's Jinrong Liu and Alex Liu, Shanghai's George Wang and Shifang Guo in Shenzhen; all of whom have experience in cross-border M&A and private equity transactions. Shenzhen managing partner Cheng Li is another partner of note with corporate restructuring expertise; while the managing partner of the Shanghai office Yu Zhang has a significant M&A practice.

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Key clients

New Frontier Corporation

BeiGene

Blue Sail Medical

Suning.com

Jiangxi Copper

China Merchants Expressway

CICC Capital Management

ARA Asset Management

Tongding Interconnection

SDIC Intelligence

China National Nuclear Corporation

Mengniu Dairy

CHINATOP

Shanghai Care Alliance Medical Technology

Hosen Capital

Minsheng Education Group

XIAOMI Corporation

Data protection: PRC firms Tier 2

The team at Global Law Office is able to draw on deep expertise in the TMT space to advise clients on data regulatory compliance and risk control issues. Services offered include data audits, advice on data security, data management and global data transfers, as well as government and internal investigations into privacy risks. Practice co-head Maggie Meng is a cyber security and data protection specialist, with experience in the implementation of data compliance programmes. Steven Zhu is another regulatory compliance expert who regularly advises multinationals and Chinese corporates on data privacy and security matters. With broader expertise in the TMT sector, Vincent Wang also leads the team, which includes fellow corporate-generalist Alan Zhou.

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Key clients

Leverate Technological Trading

Xiao Mi

iQIYI

Lexin Fintech Holdings

Perfect World

Autohome

HP

Zhihu

China Minsheng Banking Group

Dispute resolution: Litigation: PRC firms Tier 2

Global Law Office's litigation team is noted for its representation of financial entities in a range of litigation, as well as Chinese and international corporates in commercial litigation, particularly relating to the asset management and securities markets. Jingye Jiang is part of the core litigation team, handling cases involving shipping, insurance and construction projects. Zhao Li's practice consists of employment and labour disputes. Jiuguang Zhao is another seasoned litigation, with extensive experience in corporate control, M&A, finance and Sino-foreign joint venture disputes. The group is co-led by Yifeng Gao and Xiusong Xing.

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Key clients

Yoovidhya Family

Northcom Group

Zhongshan Securities

Fintech: PRC firms Tier 2

Global Law Office covers a broad range of contentious matters, including dispute resolution and intellectual property, as well as a wide range of non-contentious issues such as public offering of shares and debt financing. The team has significant expertise in private equity and venture capital deals in the fintech space. Steven Yu and Vincent Wang are the Shanghai-based practice heads and Jinrong Liu and Maggie Meng head the team from Beijing.

Key clients

HashKey Digital Asset Group

Primavera Capital

Linklogis Financial Group

Visa Inc.

Tencent

Sinovation Ventures

Xiaomi Group

Investment funds: PRC firms Tier 2

Global Law Office has expertise in a range of funds from private equity, venture capital, private funds of funds to sovereign wealth funds. The practice has strong industry knowledge including pharmaceutical and healthcare, life sciences, medical care, telecommunications, new energy and semiconductors. Key areas of work include advising on the formation, fundraising, management, investment and exit phases of private equity funds. Amy Dai has a strong background in fund formation, M&A, PE and VC funds, and outbound investments. Yuan Yuan is also noted and advises key players in the domestic private equity market.

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Key clients

CITIC

China Life Investment Holding Company Limited

ICBC

Lilly Asia Ventures

Manulife Insurance Co., Ltd

Ventech China

China Innovative Capital

China Merchants Capital

Private equity: PRC firms Tier 2

Global Law Office's team is heavily involved in advising foreign and domestic venture capital and private equity houses on their portfolio investments in China, as well as fund formation and regulatory issues. The group is most known for its expertise in the TMT sector, although it is also well-versed in the education, healthcare, financial services and consumer goods industries. The department is jointly led by seasoned private equity lawyers Steven Yu and Jeffrey Zhu, both of whom have extensive transactional experience. Managing partner Jinrong Liu is another key practitioner alongside Huawei Lin. In 2019, the practice added a group of lawyers from Dentons China including Yuan Yuan .

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Key clients

Primavera Capital

Sequoia Capita

CITIC Capital

Blackstone

Warburg Pincus

IDG Capital

Mangrove Bay Capital

Anchor Capital

Sinovation Ventures

Xiaomi

YXT.com

Southchip Semiconductor Technology (shanghai)

Eccogene (Shanghai)

CASH Capital

MGI Tech

Real estate and construction: PRC firms Tier 2

The real estate and construction team at Global Law Office provides a full service to domestic and international clients. The group is instructed on the design, financing, bidding and tendering of construction projects, as well as real estate M&A, estate management and dispute resolution. Minghao Xu  is noted for real estate acquisitions and developments. Other key figures on the team are transactional lawyers Huawei Lin and Jason Wang, investment and financing expert Kevin Wang, infrastructure specialist Miller Wang.

Key clients

China Resource Land

SK Hynix System

ESR

Blackstone

Zhongrong International Trust

City Development & Investment Co., Ltd of China Xiong’an Group

Sammaebong Development

Yango Group

China Merchants Expressway Network & Technology Holdings

FINELANDSERVICE

Xinjiang Wujing Tiejian Rail Transportation

Beijing Maglev Transportation Development

Beijing BII Traffic Development

Beijing BII City Utility Tube Investment

Beijing Infrastructure Investment

Qingdao West Coast Development (Group)

China Properties Group

Huayuan Property

Fujian Yango Group

Beijing Jiangong Guotong Construction Engineering

Regulatory/compliance: PRC firms Tier 2

Global Law Office has an extensive client offering advising on risk assessment, compliance policy, training, and investigations. Corporate investigation and anti-bribery are particular areas of expertise. The practice handles compliance issues in a wide range sectors including healthcare, technology, and manufacturing. The firm is a founding party of the Association of China Compliance Professionals which further illustrates the team's expertise. Alan Zhou has an established background in pharmaceuticals and healthcare, and co-heads the compliance practice with Weiwei Gu, who specialises in dispute resolution and employment.

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Key clients

Leverate Technological Trading Ltd.

Shipping: PRC firms Tier 2

Global Law Office has a long history in the shipping sector and advises on contentious and non-contentious matters across the industry. The team is based in several locations including Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzen, and Chengdu. In addition, the team has a strong international presence and acts on many multi-jurisdictional matters. Yifeng Gao heads the practice and leads the team with co-heads Jingye Jiang and Ting Lei.

WTO/international trade: PRC firms Tier 2

Global Law Office has a broad client offering and has particular expertise advising clients on antidumping, countervailing, and safeguard investigations. The team also handles both inbound and outbound trade remedy cases. The firm advises clients in a range of industries including petrochemical, steel, paper, textiles, and agricultural products. Frank Hang co-heads the practice in Beijing and has a strong background in inbound and outbound antidumping and countervailing investigations. Qing Ren also heads the Beijing team and advises on trade policies, export control and economic sanction matters. Shanghai-based practice head Deming Zhao focuses on corporate and regulatory compliance.

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Key clients

GSBF TANK INC.

Hurco Manufacturing Ltd.

VALLOUREC DEUTSCHLAND GMBH

GUANGDONG HUAXING GLASS CO., LTD.

Hengyang Valin Steel Tube Co., Ltd.

China Meheco Group Co., Ltd.

China Development Bank

The Export and Import Bank of China

China Northern Industry Co., Ltd.

iFlytek

Labour and employment: PRC firms Tier 3

Global Law Office act for an extensive client base of multinationals and has a strong cross-border employment practice. The team advises clients on compliance, mass-layoffs and transfers, litigation and other employment-related matters. Zhao Li heads the team in Beijing and has a high level of expertise in labour and employment arbitration cases. Shanghai-based practice head Weiwei Gu also has a strong background in dispute resolution.

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Key clients

BNPP

HP

Boehringer-Ingelheim

Parker Hannifin

Bayer

Glencore

ASSA ABLOY

Burberry

United Technologies Corp.

Meituan

Intellectual property: PRC firms

Global Law Office has a strong contentious offering and handles cases that reach the Supreme People's Court and provincial-level high courts. The practice advises on high-value, and often, high-profile litigation cases involving patents, trade marks, copyright and unfair competition. The team also has a broad non-continues/transactional practice. Key points of contact include Ying Mu, Ping Qiao, and Jack Zhanke Li, who handles patent/ technology licensing, and portfolios management in addition to litigation. Also a central team member, Meph Jia Gui led on a trade secrets case involving damages of RMB0.27 billion.

Testimonials

Excellent partner for our trademark litigation in China. We strongly rely on the high quality advice.’

Clear communication, quick follow up, professional handling of our account.’

 

Key clients

Honeywell International Inc.

LG Chem, Ltd

Sony Music Entertainment

Bertelsmann China

Red Bull

Shenzhen Tencent Computer Systems Co., Ltd.

Ministry of Culture of PRC

Zhongxing Telecommunication Equipment Corporation

Light Chaser Animation

Youxin

Agriculture Bank of China

Yang Video Media Development Co., Ltd.

Aikang Biotechnology (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd.

Beijing Kang Bei Er Food Co., Ltd.

COL Digital Publishing Group Co., Ltd.

OPPO Guangdong Mobile Communications Co., LTD.

QC House Technology Co., Ltd.

Regional coverage: Other notable firms in Shenzhen

Shenzhen is one of China’s fastest growing city and has been nicknamed as China’s ‘Silicon Valley’ where it is home to the country’s leading technology companies. The country’s leading and oldest Special Economic Zone can be found in Shenzhen and as a result, has attracted substantial foreign investment. Technology and financial services are important industries in Shenzhen, as well as its logistics and cultural sectors. The city has the third highest GDP in the country and houses the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. As a key economic and technology hub, many of the leading Chinese law firms can be found in the city such as King & Wood Mallesons, Zhong Lun Law Firm, JunHe and Global Law Office.

About GLO
The history of Global Law Office (hereinafter the “GLO”) dates back to the establishment of the Legal Consultant Office of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (hereinafter the “CCPIT”) in 1979. By the approval of Ministry of Justice of the People’s Republic of China, we renamed as “China Global Law Office” in 1984 to take an international perspective on its business, fully embracing the outside world. After over 40 years of persistent efforts and development, we have become one of the prominent large comprehensive law firms in China legal industry.

GLO has been committing to the mission of “serving domestic and foreign clients with globalized vision, globalized team and globalized quality” since its inception, allowing us to always maintain leading position in the industry in the midst of ever-changing global economic environment. We are highly recommended as a leading PRC law firms being recognized as such by both international and domestic legal institutions for consecutive years, including the Chambers and PartnersThe Legal 500 and Asian Legal Business, etc.

All lawyers of GLO are graduates from first-tier domestic and/or international law schools, most of whom hold LLM or higher degrees. Many partners have the qualification to practice law in the U.S., UK, Australia, Switzerland, New Zealand, Hong Kong, among others. Our lawyer team has excellent professional backgrounds, and many lawyers have experience of working at courts, domestic and foreign first-tier law firms or leading enterprises and organizations in the industry.

We provide comprehensive one-stop legal services for domestic and foreign clients from various sectors and industries. We are committed to a variety of industries, including but not limited to sub sectors such as banking, finance, insurance, securities, investment, trade, energy, mining, chemical engineering, steel, manufacturing, transportation, infrastructure and public facilities, life science and healthcare, telecommunication, media, and high technology, culture, entertainment & sports, real estate, hotel & leisure, catering and large consumption, and etc.

Our lawyers are able to apply practical and constructive comprehensive legal solutions by integrating excellent professional law skills with sophisticated business knowledge so as to solve various complex and fast-changing matters. With leading professional innovative capabilities, we are adept at creatively designing transaction structures as well as details. Over the last four decades, our expertise has helped set the agenda for change through precedents involving many of the country’s “firsts”.

We always uphold and practice the “Client first, service quality first” philosophy. Over the past four decades, with profound legal knowledge, extensive practice experience, high professional dedication and strong professional ethics sense, we have demonstrated and proved our values and won trust from domestic and foreign clients. In the future, we will continue to help domestic and foreign clients get enduring and long-term success via our unique advantages.

Our precedents

Corporate / Merger & Acquisition
  • The first Chinese investor’s large cross-border investment project in TurkeyIn 2019, Acquisition of the Turkey Istanbul Third Bosphorus Bridge and the Northern Marmara Motorway by Six-Party Consortium including Merchants Expressway
  • The first large outbound investment and merger project by a Chinese companyIn 2017, ChemChina’s proposed acquisition of Swiss and US-listed Syngenta for $42.6 billion
  • The first reverse merger case in which a red chip Hong Kong listed public company spins off part of its China business to list on A share marketIn 2014,Skyworth Digital Holding Ltd, a Hong Kong listed public company, achieved the spin-off and listing of its domestic set-top box business (valued at RMB 3.5 billion) via China Resources Jinhua Co., Ltd. in A share market
  • The first state-owned red chip company listed in Hong Kong to acquire the controlling interest in an A-share company listed in China by means of a reverse takeoverIn 2009, Tianjin Port Development Holdings Limited (3382.HK) acquired shares in Tianjin Port Holdings Co., Ltd. (600717.SH) from Tianjin Port (Group) Co., Ltd. for a total consideration of HK$10,961 million
  • The first foreign general offer targeting Chinese companies on the Hong Kong Stock ExchangeIn 2002,SAB Miller’s general offer to buy Harbin Brewery Group in 2002
Capital Markets and Securitization
  • The first offshore supplementary capital instruments issued by Chinese financial leasing companiesIn 2020, China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. successfully issued the first offshore supplementary capital instruments
  • The first RMB dim sum bond in Central AsiaIn 2020, China Construction Bank Astana Branch successfully issued 1 billion offshore RMB bonds in the international bond capital market. The first landed in Central Asia was issued in offshore RMB and was jointly traded on the Astana International Exchange and Hong Kong Listed simultaneously
  • First Coronavirus Combating Panda Bonds Issued by International Financial OrganisationsIn 2020, New Development Bank issued Coronavirus Combating Bonds
  • The first case in Chinese capital market in which a red chip architecture company directly issues A stocks and lists in domestic ChinaIn 2020, China Resources Microelectronics Limited (688396.SH) listed on Technology Innovation Board of Shanghai Stock Exchange
  • The first perpetual bond issued by domestic non-bank financial institutionIn 2019, China Bond Insurance Co., Ltd.’s 2019 RMB1.5 billion perpetual bond (phase I)
  • The first China Industrial Internet SaaS (Software as a Service) listingIn 2019, Fangduoduo.com  (DUO) listing on Nasdaq Stock Exchange
  • First offshore RMB bond listed in Hong Kong and MacauIn 2019, Beijing Infrastructure Investment Co., Ltd. successfully issued 1 billion offshore RMB bonds in the bond markets of Hong Kong and Macau
  • The first domestic rail transit company to optimize financing and supervise corporate bondsIn 2019, Beijing Infrastructure Investment Co., Ltd. third bond
  • The first international development agency RMB bond that has been registered and successfully issued (since the new rules for Panda bonds were issued in September 2018)In 2019, New Development Bank successfully issued RMB 3 billion in bonds
  • The first issuance of Panda Bonds by an international company in the PRCIn 2014, Daimler AG successfully issued Panda Bonds
  • The first issuance of CNY bonds in Hong Kong, London and Taiwan marketsBetween 2008 and 2013, the Dim Sum and Island Bonds issued by China Construction Bank Corporation Ltd as the first batch of Mainland-background issuers
  • The first OTC derivatives master agreement and relevant definitions documents in the PRCBetween 2007 and 2013, the key drafting member for the NAFMII Master Agreement and its Definitions
  • The first credit risk mitigation agreement (the Chinese equivalent of CDS) and credit risk mitigation warrants in the PRCIn 2009, the CRMA and CRMW issued by China Bond Insurance Co., Ltd. as protection seller
  • The first SOE red chip company listed in Hong Kong to acquire controlling interest in an A-share company listed in ChinaIn 2009, Tianjin Port Development Holdings Limited (3382.HK) through its wholly-owned subsidiary Grand Point Investment Limited, acquired from Tianjin Port (Group) Co., Ltd 951,512,511 shares in Tianjin Port Holdings Co., Ltd. (600717.SH).
  • The first issuance of medium-term notes in the PRC interbank bond marketIn 2008, Huadian Group as the first batch of issuers
  • The first onshore asset securitisation transactionIn 2003, Securitisation of financial receivables of RMB13.25 billion of China Huarong Asset Management Company
  • The first offshore securitisation transaction, backed by receivables generated from PRC-based originators’ offshore receivablesIn 1997, COSCO offshore freight receivables securitisation project
  • The first and second N-Share offering and listing of PRC-based enterprises on the New York Stock ExchangeIn 1992, Brilliance Automotive China Holdings Ltd and in 1994, China Yuchai International Ltd listed on the New York Stock Exchang
Project Financing and Others
  • The first leasing of aircraftIn 2001, Southern Airlines of China
  • The first power plant with overseas project financingIn 2000, Shandong Rizhao Power Plant
  • The first nuclear power plant projectIn 1987, Dayawan Nuclear Power Plant
  • The first Sino-USA joint venture projectIn 1985, Pingshuo Coal Mine
Dispute Resolution
  • The first case of quite significant trademark ownership case in Chinese intellectual propertyIn 2019, Yoovidhya Family (“Redbull” trademark) intellectual property disputes
  • The first maritime litigation case involving the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage of 1969In 2002, the “Yian Jiu You 2”case
  • The first case to apply the Docdex Regulations of the International Chamber of Commerce regarding a L/C dispute in litigation at a PRC courtIn 1996, Beijing Commercial Bank L/C case
  • The first successful case for recognition and enforcement of a foreign maritime arbitration awardIn 1993, the vessel “Garden Gate” case
  • The first maritime case involving the whole procedure from ship arresting to auction of shipIn 1985, the vessel “Lago” case
  • The first case of a Chinese company defending a lawsuit in the USAIn 1979, the “Firecracker Case”
  • The first arbitration case involving a PRC company in StockholmRepresented a joint-venture company based in Guangdong Province before the Arbitration Institute of Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
International Trade
  • Represent China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC) in the high-profile Section 301 investigation initiated by the U.S. with respect to China’s technology acts, policies and practices in 2017.
Department Name Email Telephone
Head of Marketing Diana Yang diana.yang@glo.com.cn (8610) 6584 6506
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